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Intermediate Index numbers TFD

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1103_1105

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Titchfield

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Brief description: This is a 1.5 day classroom based session, aimed at
introducing participants to the theoretical background to index numbers.
The course also discusses the index number techniques used in
practice, as well as aspects of the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will be able
to understand:
• the definitions of value and value share;
• Laspeyres and Paasche indices;
• how to choose an index formula;
• what domains and aggregation are;
• the definitions of deflation, referencing and linking ;
• the aspects of the Consumer Prices Index (CPI); and
• the wider uses of index numbers.

Method of delivery:
This is a 1.5 day taught session, delivered at the Newport ONS site only.
Target audience:
This is aimed at analytical ONS/GSS staff who are interested in gaining
more advanced knowledge of the index number techniques used in
practice in Official Statistics.

Event Length:
1.5 days

Cost and pre-requisites:
The cost of this course is free to ONS staff. For Government staff who
are external to ONS, the course fee is £167. Participants will be
expected to have a good working knowledge of the subject matter.

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